Priyanka Gandhi on Thursday issued a strong rebuttal to a media report that key aides of her brother and Congress Vice President Rahul were being quitely shifted to her office leading to speculation about greater political role for her.
In an embarrassment to the Bharatiya Janata Party, which sits in Opposition in Karnataka, a party MLA on Wednesday courted controversy as he purportedly watched the zoomed in photo of Priyanka Gandhi on his mobile phone inside the Legislative Assembly.
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Friday said that Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi should "speak more" and put in action a timetable that would enable the party to play the role of "true opposition" at a time when the morale of party cadres is "pretty low".
Losing no opportunity to target Gandhi family, the BJP`s senior leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday took a potshot at Congress` leadership for failing to win even 50 LS seats in 2014 General Elections.
Right after a faction of the Congress party demanded that Priyanka Gandhi should get a bigger role in the party, another section of partymen in Allahabad put up posters demanding more powers for Rahul Gandhi.
Two days after Rahul Gandhi stormed the Well in Lok Sabha over "rising" communal violence, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday applauded his "political transformation" and said it is good sign for the Congress in these "difficult" times.
Former external affairs minister and a staunch Congress supporter Natwar Singh on Friday put a stamp over the much talked about `dynastic rule` in the Congress party by saying that there is no `number one, two or three` in the grand old party as the Gandhi family rules it leaving rest of the party leaders at a much lower level.
Senior Congress leader and hockey Olympian, Aslam Sher Khan, said that Priyanka Gandhi should be appointed as the head of the committee set up by the party to review its debacle in the Lok Sabha elections.